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Stopping a boot-up

Stopping a boot-up

Stopping a boot-up

(OP)
Hi all.

Is there anyone out there that knows how to interrupt a boot-up on the Meridain Link. What I need to know is how to stop unix loading in its tracks to fix a corrupt file.

Nozy

RE: Stopping a boot-up

When you power on, and system starts to run ts startup diags press the break key, usually F5 on a VT terminal.

Got a corrupt innitab?

RE: Stopping a boot-up

If that doesnt work for you try entering "h", (just lower case h.

RE: Stopping a boot-up

(OP)
Hi there.

Tried the h and break keys I seem to go throught to System Debugger.   4120-Bug>

And after this unable to do anything except menu which works, but not what I want.

What I need is to look at the unix files,
I need to see the # prompt.

Cheers nozy

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